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Participants 537,762
US$ 212,117,227
Nets 97,644,865

Distributed by Concern Universal

Concern Universal supports initiatives that improve the daily lives of people living in some of the world's poorest communities - for instance providing greater income earning opportunities, improved health care, or clean water supply.

LLINs

What is a Long-Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLIN)?

An LLIN is a mosquito net impregnated with insecticide.

The insecticide is cleverly bound within the fibres that make up the netting and is 'slow released' over a 4-5 year period. Hence 'long lasting'.

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Phalombe, Malawi  

Nets: 9,600 LLINs
When: Jul-Oct 10
Distributed by  Concern Universal    Concern Universal


Malaria is a significant problem in Malawi. Phalombe District is no exception: in 2009 there were 160,000 recorded cases of malaria.

27 villages in Phalombe District, specifically in Kaduya TA, will receive 9,600 nets to achieve blanket coverage of all sleeping spaces.

Documentation

Map

Locations

A distribution sometimes takes place in a number of locations. Each location may have its own pictures and video.

Survey status

Surveys take place 6, 18, 30 and 42 months post-distribution. A survey of 50 households provides sample information on what proportion of nets continue to be used, if they are used correctly and the state of the nets.

  • Expected
  • Not expected
  • Very good/good
  • Acceptable
  • Not OK
  • Partner Refused
# LLINs LocationWhenStatus  Surveys
1,800   Mandaule and surrounding village... Aug-Oct 10 Status Photos
OK
2,350   Nasiyaya and surrounding village... Aug-Oct 10 Status Photos
Good
2,940   Sakwedwa and surrounding village... Aug-Oct 10 Status Photos
OK
2,510   Ulolo and surrounding villages, ... Aug-Oct 10 Status Photos
Good

Distribution status

The bednet distribution programmes go through a number of different states from being manufactured to being installed over a head/bed:
  • Being manufactured
  • Ready at factory
  • En-route to country
  • Arrived in country
  • En-route to zone
  • Being distributed
  • Distribution complete

Survey status and net condition

Surveys take place 6, 18, 30 and 42 months post-distribution. A survey of 50 households provides sample information on what proportion of nets continue to be used, if they are used correctly and the state of the nets.

   Survey status
  • Expected
  • Not expected
  • Partner Refused
   Net condition
  • Very good/good
  • Acceptable
  • Not OK

Ulolo and surrounding villages, Phalombe, Malawi

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Ben Hudson